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David Gu 顾大卫

David Gu 顾大卫

Solicitor Director 首席律师
Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law 认证移民法专家

David Gu is the Solicitor Director of ProActive Legal and has extensive experience in practising in Australia immigration law.

He is also an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law by the Law Society of NSW, one of only 42 currently in New South Wales. Even for the whole of Australia, there is currently less than 80 Accredited Specialists in Immigration Law among some 5500 registered migration agents.

 

What is an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law?

In the legal profession, an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law is a solicitor who has demonstrated high level of competence in Australian immigration law and policies and has been awarded Specialist Accreditation by the Law Society.

To become an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law a solicitor must complete at least five years of practice with at least three years of extensive experience in immigration law. They are then required to undertake and pass the Law Society’s rigorous oral and written examinations. To maintain Specialist Accreditation, they must undertake on-going training in the area of immigration law, in addition to that required of other solicitors.

 

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Jeffrey Johnson

Jeffrey Johnson

Special Counsel

Jeffrey joined ProActive Legal as a consultant in June 2013 after being employed by Christopher Levingston & Associates for 5 years and earlier by Bartier Perry solicitors for 13 years.  His litigation experience began in 1977, when he was employed in Magistrates Courts Administration.

In 1987, Jeffrey was awarded a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours.  After graduating as a lawyer he was employed in the legal branches of the State Pollution Control Commission (which became the Environment Protection Authority) and later the Sydney Water Board.

Jeffrey has been admitted to the Supreme Court (1987) and the High Court (1993) and specialises in commercial litigation and resolution of disputes concerning in particular –

  • Wills and estates
  • Contracts
  • Real estate
  • Environment and planning
  • Marital and de facto relationship property.

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Sean Dong董乃瑞

Sean Dong 董乃瑞

Executive Migration Adviser

Sean is a registered migration agent with more than 10 years experiences and an immigration policy commentator for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne, a master’s degree in Australian Migration Law and a Master of Laws (LLM) from the Australian National University. Sean is also a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

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Annie Qiao 乔可倩

Annie Qiao 乔可倩

Senior Solicitor 资深律师

Annie Qiao is a Senior Solicitor at ProActive Legal. She is also a Registered Migration Agent.

Annie graduated with a Juris Doctor from the University of New South Wales in 2013. She was also admitted as a Solicitor to the NSW Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia in the same year. Prior to her Juris Doctor in Australia she attained a Bachelor of Laws in China.

Annie joined ProActive Legal in July 2013 and started to practise in Australia immigration law. In these years, Annie has successfully managed all types of migration applications including employment, humanitarian, skills, family, business and even combinations of these. Annie also assists with review applications to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) and ministerial intervention requests and obtained many successful results for clients  in extraordinary challenging cases.

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Jenny Chin 钱詠恩

Jenny Chin 钱詠恩

Solicitor 律师

Jenny Chin has been a working at Proactive Legal since February 2016.  She has been admitted to the New South Wales Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia as a Solicitor.

Jenny graduated from the University of Technology, Sydney with a combined degree in a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Business (Accounting). She is experienced in assisting people with a diverse cultural background and is genuinely committed to helping clients find the most suitable solution to achieve their migration goals.

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Anita Tseng

Anita Tseng

Paralegal